OPS

abbreviation or noun \ ˌō-ˌpē-ˈes \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of OPS

baseball
: a statistic that combines a hitter's on-base percentage and slugging percentage
  • Trout is on track for a third season with an OPS greater than .950. Only two players had three such years through their age-22 season: Ted Williams (1939-41) and Jimmie Fox (1928-30), neither of whom played defense or ran like Trout.
  • —Tom Verducci
  • During that span he averaged 29 home runs and hit .301 with a .922 OPS, numbers rarely witnessed at his position …
  • —Ben Reiter
  • One formula used more and more for comparing the greatest hitters ever is adding the on-base and slugging percentages, which produces a statistic called OPS. Agreed upon by baseball analysts and statisticians alike, OPS … paints the most complete picture of how a hitter dominates his era.
  • —Kenneth Shouler

Origin and Etymology of ops

on-base percentage + slugging average


Ops

noun \ ˈäps \

Definition of Ops

: the Roman goddess of abundance and the wife of Saturn

Origin and Etymology of ops

Latin


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